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Hong Liu (left) and her students Haydee Borerro (center) and Jason Downing (right) conduct research in the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park in 2014.

Ecologist suggests wild approach to selling threatened plants

Selling plants could save them from extinction. The key is growing them in their natural habitats, not on private properties […]

Robotic Sensor Team at the Intern Poster Session, which took place on July 25th.

My internship at the Savannah River National Laboratory

Name: Manuel E. Losada Hometown: Born in Camaguey, Cuba and raised in Miami What is your major? I am an […]

CINTAS Foundation honors professor with lifetime achievement award

CINTAS Foundation honors professor with lifetime achievement award

The CINTAS Foundation has named Juan A. Martínez, professor emeritus in FIU’s Department of Art and Art History as the organization’s 2018 lifetime […]

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Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Facebook tackles revenge porn with professor’s help

Psychologist Asia Eaton is helping Facebook in its fight against revenge porn. Eaton, other researchers, lawyers and victim advocates from […]

Journalism opens bureaus in D.C., NYC

Journalism opens bureaus in D.C., NYC

The School of Communication + Journalism’s South Florida Media Network (SFMN) launched its new student-run, faculty-led news bureau program in […]

FIU to play key role in India’s energy evolution

FIU to play key role in India’s energy evolution

In developing countries, there is a growing need for electricity and generating it in creative ways. India is addressing this […]

Behind the scenes of ‘A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings’

Behind the scenes of ‘A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings’

“It’s a bit surreal, coming back home to the place where I learned about theatre,” says FIU Theatre alumna Victoria […]

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Jose Gracia, 92-year-old engineering instructor.

Meet Jose Gracia, a 92-year-old engineering instructor

Jose Gracia has lived a full life. The 92 year old has embraced all the challenges life has thrown his […]

Flooding was among the major impacts when Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in 2017.

Flooding, storm surge as destructive as a hurricane’s winds

  When hurricanes and powerful storms threaten land, people typically focus on wind speed. That could be a mistake. Damage […]

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

Scientists find plant-eating sharks

The bonnethead shark has finally been outed for what it truly is — an omnivore! Gone are the stereotypical characterizations […]

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Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management awards scholarships to all incoming freshmen

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management awards scholarships to all incoming freshmen

Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management surprised its incoming freshman class with a $500 scholarship for […]

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

Medical students study tampons as possible screening test for cancer

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. There is no screening test for ovarian cancer. Three FIU medical students would like […]

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

Professional mediation can help Everglades restoration

A broker could be the key to saving the Florida Everglades. That is one of the recommendations put forth by […]

Join #TalentDay: Social media campaign puts spotlight on South Florida talent

Join #TalentDay: Social media campaign puts spotlight on South Florida talent

A recent article by the Miami Herald on an executive survey conducted by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and CPA firm […]